'Gefion' Glass Wall Lamp

Carl Fagerlund, c.1970

Lyfa, Denmark

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£90 (approx. € EUR / $ USD)

A single 'Gefion' wall lamp of glass and brass, designed by Carl Fagerlund and produced at the Orrefors glasswork for Danish lighting firm, Lyfa, in the late 1960s or early 1970s.

The abstract crystal glass, described in original Lyfa catalogues as 'double corrugated', is textured on both sides - a waffle-grid to the back and a softer, more naturalistic pebble-like texture to the front. In combination with the brass back-plate, the texture creates a rich and dispersed light.

The lamps take E27 Edison-screw bulbs.

Features

  1. Material: Glass & brass
  2. Height: 280 mm / "
  3. Width or Diameter: 120 mm / "
  4. Country of Origin: Sweden/Denmark
  5. Period of Manufacture: 1960s-1970s
  6. Vintage Condition: Generally excellent. Some tarnish to metal where the original lacquer has worn and occasional paint marks, but almost entirely hidden by glass shade. Glass in perfect condition.

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